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HRW: Vietnam

  • Vietnam: Obama’s Visit Should Advance Human Rights
    (New York) – United States President Barack Obama should press Vietnam to end its crackdown on peaceful activists and move towards free and fair elections, Human Rights Watch said today. Obama’s visit from May 23-25, will be the first in his two-…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    Expand Left: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all per…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Brad Adams
    Brad Adams, executive director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division since 2002, oversees the organization’s work on human rights issues in twenty countries, from Afghanistan to the Pacific. At Human Rights Watch, he has worked on a wide range of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Vietnam: Free Blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’

    Vietnam: Free Blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’

    Update 6/29/2017: Vietnamese blogger and rights activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh was sentenced to 10 years in prison on June 29, 2017, by the People’s Court of Khanh Hoa province. The baseless conviction and harsh sentencing reflect the Vietnamese go…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Vietnam: New Law Threatens Right to a Defense

    Vietnam: New Law Threatens Right to a Defense

    Expand From L-R, (top) Ngo Hao, Nguyen Dang Minh Man, Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, (bottom) Nguyen Cong Chinh, Nguyen Dinh Ngoc (also known as Nguyen Ngoc Gia), Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung, and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Vietnam: End Attacks on Activists and Bloggers

    Vietnam: End Attacks on Activists and Bloggers

    Expand From L-R, photographs of (top) Nguyen Chi Tuyen, Nguyen Thi Thai Lai, La Viet Dung, Nguyen Van Thanh, (bottom) Tran Thi Nga, Dinh Quang Tuyen, and Le Dinh Luong after being…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • No Country for Human Rights Activists

    No Country for Human Rights Activists

    SummaryIn celebration of International Human Rights Day, on the morning of December 6, 2015, the prominent lawyer and human rights activist Nguyen Van Dai delivered a talk at Van Loc parish in Nam Dan district, Nghe An province, about the rights en…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Vietnam: Activists and Bloggers Under Attack
    Vietnamese bloggers and rights activists are being beaten, threatened and intimidated with impunity. The Vietnamese government should order an end to all attacks and hold those responsible accountable. Donor governments should tell the Vietnamese aut…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Map of Vietnam

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Don’t Roll Out the Red Carpet for Vietnam’s Autocratic Leader

    Don’t Roll Out the Red Carpet for Vietnam’s Autocratic Leader

    Expand Participants hold images of dissident blogger Nguyen Huu Vinh (R) during a mass prayer to call for justice at Thai Ha church in Hanoi, Vietnam September 18, 2016.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Vietnam

The Guardian: Vietnam News

  • newHanoi is choking on the fumes of 5m motorbikes, but can ban break its habit?
    The roads of Vietnam’s capital have been taken over by the two-wheeled horde, but bringing in a ban by 2030 will be a tough askIt is easy to spot a foreigner in Hanoi. Cowering at intersections, staring in awe as the traffic hurtles past, tourists…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Jul 17, 7:05pm -
  • Mother Mushroom: how Vietnam locked up its most famous blogger
    One of Vietnam’s most influential political bloggers, given a courage award by Melania Trump, faces a decade behind bars for her ‘reactionary’ work “Each person only has a life, but if I had the chance to choose again I would still choose my…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Jul 17, 8:57pm -
  • Ken Burns returns to take on Vietnam – 'a war we have consciously ignored'
    Burns’s new 10-part, 18-hour epic film covers the conflict from all sides, and hopes to ‘shape more courageous conversations about what took place’James Rogers and Renan Reyes, veterans of the Vietnam war, each made a trip to Washington on Wedn…
    - 22 days ago, 1 Jul 17, 9:37am -
  • Vietnamese blogger jailed for 10 years for 'defaming' regime
    Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, alias ‘Mother Mushroom’ criticised government over human rights and civilian deaths in police custodyA prominent Vietnamese blogger has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of distorting government…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 5:26pm -
  • The hidden lives of nail artists
    Nail salons have become a staple in the southern US, and many of the women filing nails and cutting cuticles have fled poverty and horror in VietnamSince she started working at my mom’s nail salon five years ago, Mai has been hunched over a pair of…
    - 32 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 6:00am -
  • ‘I just needed a chance': from refugee to the heights of Australian medical research
    After fleeing Vietnam by boat in 1981, a dishwashing job at St Vincent’s hospital was Tuan Nguyen’s lucky breakTuan Nguyen’s lucky break came in the form of a Mrs Ramsay, who cast an eye over his CV and offered him a job washing dishes in St Vi…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Jun 17, 3:30pm -
  • Vietnamese man kills fellow wedding guest in karaoke dispute
    Nguyen Ngoc Diep, 44, allegedly went on stabbing spree at wedding party in southern Vietnam after another guest mocked his karaoke performanceA man at a wedding in southern Vietnam murdered a fellow guest and seriously injured another after he was bo…
    - 59 days ago, 25 May 17, 11:43am -
  • Troops count cost of Vietnam's Hamburger Hill – archive, 24 May 1969
    24 May 1969: Senior US officers say the strategic location of Hill 937 - ‘Hamburger Hill’ - justified the frontal assault but paratroopers are not convincedFrom Leonard Santorelli, Hamburger Hill (South Vietnam), May 23 “Hamburger Hill, was it…
    - 60 days ago, 24 May 17, 12:00am -
  • Australia leads fight to save Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact
    Talks in Hanoi are focused on salvaging the free trade deal agreed between 12 nations before Donald Trump pulled the US outAustralia is leading the charge to save the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal thrown into doubt by Donald…
    - 63 days ago, 21 May 17, 2:06am -
  • Anne Morrissy Merick obituary
    War reporter who conquered sexism to make her mark covering the Vietnam conflictAnne Morrissy Merick, the Vietnam war reporter, who has died aged 83, was one of a small band of pioneering female journalists who helped overcome the sexism that had so…
    - 69 days ago, 15 May 17, 11:25am -

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